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Car Dealers and Communities Brace for Transition

On Friday, General Motors sent word to 1,100 dealers across the country that their franchises will be revoked by the end of next year. And on Thursday Chrysler announced the end for nearly 800 dealerships—44 in Illinois. The bloodletting is likely not over yet, as GM hopes to sell off its Saturn, Saab, and Hummer divisions. Business contributor David Greising explains the local impact of the closings.

Music Button: Freddie Hubbard, "Gibraltar", from the CD On The Real Side, (Times Square records) 

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